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CBS Corporation Special Projects News Editor - Union in Studio City, California

Special Projects News Editor - Union

REF#: 34979

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance




CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV´s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).


KCBS2/KCAL9 has an immediate opening for a per diem Special Projects Editor at the Los Angeles Duopoly. The Editor is responsible for editing Investigative and News Specials for the KCBS2/KCAL9 News operation. This is an on-call, part-time position.

This is a fast-paced, high-energy environment requiring a highly skilled and creative individual with the technical know-how to add value to the production. A successful candidate must have the ability to consistently edit compelling visuals and audio working collaboratively with producers and supervisors to turn out a great end-product. You must be a team player who consistently contributes to the editorial process with the ability to work closely with management managing the post production process for the News Department. You must be open to implementing new technologies and methods to accomplish future assignments.

Required Skills:

  • Advanced editing platform knowledge & skills required

  • Edius/Stratus knowledge preferred

  • Must be able to demonstrate an above-average editing skillset

  • Must be a self-starter with excellent organizational & people skills

  • Must consistently demonstrate a strong work ethic, positive attitude & leadership qualities

  • Must be able to handle in a professional manner multiple tasks & projects at once and deal with priority changes and tight deadlines when they arise

  • Must be willing to assist in the supervision and training of other Avid Editors

  • Must be able to sit and operate a computer for extended periods of time

  • Must be willing to work flexible schedules which may include early mornings, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime.

  • Must have and maintain a valid California Driver’s License


Referral Instructions:

All qualified candidates must apply to the CBS Television Stations online Applicant Tracking System: (internal applicants) and (external applicants)

This is the only method in which applications will be accepted for open positions.

NO PHONE CALLS or EMAILS PLEASE. Only qualified candidates considered for this position will be contacted for an interview. We regret that we cannot accept phone calls or respond to individual inquiries.

CBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the continuing policy of CBS to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or physical or mental disability, veteran’s status, marital status, or height or weight and to conform to applicable federal and state laws and regulations.


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